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cbs news poll shows mitt romney getting a post-debate bounce in two key states. >>> rescued from the wreckage. two people are pulled to safety in the aftermath of a deadly collapse at a parking garage. >>> diamond drama. post-season baseball heats up with two fantastic finishes. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, october 11, 2012. good morning, everybody, good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. debates between vice presidential candidates aren't supposed to matter but after president obama's poor debate performance last week, the faceoff between joe biden and paul ryan has turned it into a high stakes affair. in colorado president obama held a slim lead in september now romney has a one-point edge. in wisconsin the president was leading by six points last month, he leads romney by just three points now. in virginia the president continues to hold on to a small lead. tara mergener is in washington following all of this. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. boy the pressure sure is on tonight particularly for joe biden who will be trying to gain ground followin
'll be looking at on cbs "this morning saturday." the presidential campaigns turn their attention to tuesday's vital debate with just 24 days until election day. >> the drought has caused devastation in farmlands across the nation but this one crop rises above them all. >> a convicted murderer of a new york multimillionaire is the subject of a new documentary by his victims' kids. now he's reaching out. >> 50 years after the cuban missile crisis a look at the cbs news vault at fidel castro one month after he seized power. all that and so much more on cbs "this morning saturday," saturday, october 13, 2012 >>> we did it. another weekend is here. >> welcome to the weekend. we're here. >> congratulations and the final countdown is on as far as politics are concerned, 24 days left until election day. president obama and governor romney have begun to turn their attention to tuesday's second of three presidential debates. as for the vice presidential candidates now that their debate is over, they are back on the campaign trail and they are not letting up. nancy cordes is at the courthouse a white
decades ago. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec has new clues in the case. >> reporter: her mother wrote on her facebook page last night, dear michaela, this could be in. she is talking about a bone fragment that was found. they tested it here at the hayward police department. the results were inconclusive. that bone now being sent to a lab in virginia. the results could take weeks. but there are some reasons to believe that that bone fragment could belong to michaela garecht. she was abducted in hayward in 1988. that bone was initially given to the family of another victim, joann hobson's remains found in a well in linden, a well where remains from victims of two serial killers dubbed the "speed freak" killers have been found. that was back in february. when hobson's family received the remains, they ordered some tests, suspicious after seeing investigators dig up the burial site with a backhoe. that testing found 28 of the bone fragments given to the family belonged to other people. at least three other people, including a child between the ages of 5 and 14. michaela was 9 when she disappeare
. . in the west, it is thursday, october 11th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." the vice presidential debate is tonight and a cbs news poll shows more swing state voters are moving toorlds mitt romney. >>> we'll ask strategist david axelrod how to stop the move. >>> a scathing report shows lance armstrong took part in the biggest doping incident in history. >>> we begin with today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> i know how you'll come and attack us. the problem he has is he has barack obama's record he has to run on. >> the vice presidential candidates set to take center stage. >> joe biden and paul ryan go head to head in their first and only debate. >> biden under pressure to reverse governor romney's momentum. >> if you have a bad game, move on. you look forward to the next one. the difference between this and sports is that the stakes are so high. >> there was a garage collapse here at the miami dade west area. >> rescuers pulled one person out 13 hours after. >> i heard a pop, pop, pop, pop, dominos straight down. >> republican lawmakers pounced on the oba
it is thursday, october 11, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." the vice president debate is tonight and cbs news poll shows more swing state voters are moving towards mitt romney. >> we'll ask obama strategist david axelrod how the president can stop romney's momentum. >> and a scandal lance armstrong took the biggest doping scandal in sports history. >>> we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> i know how he'll come to attack us. the problem he has is he has barack obama's record he has to run on. >> the vice presidential candidates set to take center stage. >> biden and paul ryan go head-to-head in their first and only debate. >> if you have a bad game you just move on. you look forward to the next one. the difference between this and sports is that the stakes are so high. >> there was a garage collapse here at the miami-dade west campus. >> rescuers pulled one survivor from the rubble 13 hours after the collapse. >> two people are dead. investigators don't know what caused it. >>> republican lawmakers pounced on the obama administra
. everything in our house comes to a complete captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. people waited outside overnight just for the chance to be inside the supreme court today for the most controversial case of this term. at stake: admission to college for millions of americans for generations to come. a decade ago, the court ruled that race could be used as a factor granting college admissions. but today, a new supreme court heard a challenge to that which could change the law of the land on affirmative action. wyatt andrews was in the court today. >> reporter: abigail fisher was denied admission to the university of texas, she says, because of admission policies that favored less-qualified minorities. her simple argument is to stop using skin color in college admission. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race and ethnicity should not be considered when applying to the university of texas. >> reporter: the u.t. entering class is among the most diverse anywhere, roughly 50% white and 50% minority. by law, the school h
it is friday, october 12, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." joe biden and paul ryan lock horns in a tense vice presidential debate. >> we'll get comments from both sides of the aisle. >> "endeavour" is making its way through the streets of angeles. we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> with all due respect that's a bunch of malarky. first of all i will be very specific. >> the candidates clash at the vice presidential debate. >> i know you're under a lot of duress to make up for lost ground. but i think it will be better served if weon't keep interrupting up each other. >> smirking. laughing. i thought it was rude. >> paul ryan had a solid performance. >> thought in terms of who dominated the debate joe biden dominated. >> the key to winning one of these debates is to lower expectations about your speaking skills and joe biden has been doing that for four years. >>> the retired space shuttle with "endeavour" is home. >> the nobel peace prize is to be awarded to the european union. >> things got out of hand against two candidates running
of her daughter after two decades. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec reports with new clues on the case. >> reporter: her mother wrote on this facebook page that she has been running for a while, she wrote on it overnight, dear michaela, i think this might be it. there is a bone fragment tested it results inconclusive. it's now being sent to a lab in virginia for positive identification. but results could take weeks. now, investigators want to know if it belongs to michaela garecht abducted here in hayward back in 1988. the bone fragment was again to another family. joanne hobson's body was found. the family was suspicious after seeing investigators dig up the burial site with a backhoe. testing found 28 of the bone fragments given to the family belonged to at least three other people including a child between the ages of 5 and 14. michaela was nine when she disappeared. >> i don't know how else to live because because we have lived this way for so long searching for michaela and hoping that she would come home. >> reporter: a sketch of michaela's alleged kidnapper looks similar to "sp
a rewar. mon dieu!!! cbs 5 reporter n >>> the good news for the french america's cup racing team, somebody found their yacht: the bad news, somebody is demanding a reward! why for the french it may be a case of damage. >> reporter: america's cup yachts are the race for the highseas. but somehow in the middle of the night, the french boat slipped its mooring lines and off into the bay. it was spotted by a man talked todd folky. he tied it to his boat and drug it to the arena. >> they should do a better job of tying up their boat. >> reporter: now they can't. the boat was literal ly sxraeftd taken into custody -- was arrested and taken into custody. it seems he knew about maritime law and filed an illegal salvage claim against the boat. >> how sharp was he to know he could do this? >> reporter: arnold has practiced maritime law for 49 years and says a case from 1869 establishes the right of a person to rescue a vessel adrift on the sea. >> on the sea, that boat is going to get sunk or ripped up or the property is going to get destroyed. and because of the pearls of the sea, it's important to
. >> reporter: a ruling in this case is expected next year. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the supreme court. >> eight of the nine supreme court justices will decide the case. associate justice elaine take kagan has recused herself. she served as solicitor general prior to joining the court. >>> people who report wrongdoing which can impact national security can now also report waste, fraud or abuse without fear of retaliation. that's because the president signed a policy directive providing that protection to whistle blowers. under the policy whistle blowers who handle classified information -- anyone who reports wrongdoing can be protected. >>> it's 4:43. turning our -- 4:33. turning our attention to the race for the white house, the two men vying for vice president will face off in kentucky. >> after president obama's lackluster performance, people are looking to vice president biden to help them rebound. >> reporter: paul ryan arrived in kentucky ahead of his first nationally televised debate. the number two man on the g.o.p. ticket told reporters earlier in florida voters will see a cle
today points to a very tight race. according to "new york times"/cbs news poll, mitt romney leads the president by one point in colorado. tight across the country. last month the president up one point in that state n virginia, president obama's lead from last month grew slightly. in wisconsin, the candidates also within the margin of error after the president lost the point from last month and mitt romney gained two. again this is all within the margin of error. a day after mitt romney, meanwhile, told the des moines register he would not pursue any abortion related legislation as president, mr. romney looked to clarify that position while campaigning in ohio. there he told reporters he would take action from the white house to reduce the number of abortions in the country. >> i think i said time and again i'm a pro-life candidate. i'll be a pro-life president. the actions i'll take immediately are to remove funding for planned parenthood. >> remove funding for planned parenthood. he said he would ban taxpayer funding for groups that perform abortions overseas. in an interview wi
-point reversal from a week ago. >>> and according to a "new york times"/cbs poll, mitt romney leads the president by one point in colorado. last month the president was up one point in that state. in virginia, president obama's lead from last month grew slightly. he's now up 51%-46%. and in wisconsin, the candidates are within the margin of error after the president lost a point from last month and mitt romney gained two. in all three battleground states, voters by double digits believe the economy is getting better compared to the numbers back in july. >> and mark halperin, that may be the big takeaway from this poll. the race is getting much closer. nobody can predict what's going to happen. if you look at a big friend, thoug trend, you've got to look at a lot of americans in these swing states are looking at the economy saying things are getting better. >> it's clearly a huge factor and yet, obviously, the debate from denver is also a huge factor. i think, you know, we look a lot at the margin of error, and these numbers aren't shifting all that much. what's key is in a lot of the states the p
. >> this special airs on cbs and with a guest list like that, you have to know this is quite an event and a really good show. >> i'm looking forward to it. this movie coming out this weekend and our producers are really referring to this one as the ben affleck one, you know, the one with the beard. >> ben affleck has the beard. this has everyone here at the l.a. bureau at cnn buzzing. some may say it's early for oscar buzz, but we're talking about "argo." this is generating that kind of chatter from critics. the film is based on the true events surrounding the u.s. hostage crisis that resulted from the 1979 embassy attack in iran during that country's chaotic revolution. now, aflic who also directs the film portrays tony mendez, a cia a specialist credited with devising a down right crazy plan to say the least to rescue the hostages. this plan, sneak into iran as a movie producer on a location scout and rendezvous with the hostages and smuggle them out disguised as a film crew and, guess what, it worked. now, we actually spoke to the real tony mendez last week. he says the movie is acaerate in spi
democrats of the vice president's performance. the cbs news poll says 51% biden won the debate and 31% ryan won the debate. your thoughts. >> the cnn poll had it the other way. i want to go back to this benghazi issue which i think is more than analyzing the style points of this debate. what this white house is doing in trying to throat intelligence communities under the bus is atrocious. both the state department, telephone possible conference and the testimony in congress makes it clear that the intelligence community was right on this right from the start. it's the kind of intelligence discussion that takes place when a president is briefed and goes through that briefing processn in bern the cia. this president chose to skip almost 60% of that give and take in the cia briefings. that part of his problem. but the second thing that was atrocious yesterday was joe biden trying to claim that there was a problem of funding. when they had not only the terrible part of this is that they had denied investing in additional security for the ambassador in libya but spent $150,000 for a new select c
of thought to these big issues. cnn gave the nod to paul ryan in their poll they did last night. cbs gave the nod to joe biden. >> biden did well two. ryan was after the independent, undecided voter. biden was after the democrats that were unenthusiastic about people who were not impressed with the obama debate, the true believers, joe took a couple of five-hour energy tkreupblgt drinks beforehand. maybe he over did it a little bit. came out there, he has white treat that he likes to grimace and show and grin as much as possible. he did what he needed to do which is to stay to democrats, obama had a terrible performs are form answer in the first debate and i made up for it in the second. bill: this is joe biden and paul ryan talking about -- ryan reached the point of frustration with the grimacing and interruptions and the smiling and this is what happened. >> this is a man who gave 30% of his income to char ao a tee, more than the two of us combined. romney ace good man. he cares about 100% of americans in this country. and with respect to that kwoerbgts i think the vice president very w
poll, "new york times/cbs news poll", finding governor romney gaining strength in colorado, virginia, and which is even though the president still hold as slight advantage in two of those states. shane deapril, editor of campaigns and election magazine. great to have you back with us. interesting to hear the calf yes yacht there. gains by governor romney but the president still slightly made. what do you make of these polls? >> jenna we talk about how presidential debates are rarely decisive. history has certainly shown that to be the case. what this latest set of numbers show they could really provide some momentum one way or the other. i don't think there is any doubt that mitt romney's solid performance in the first debate led to particularly the uptick in his favorability numbers you've seen in a couple of these polls. overall though, the top lynum members still, there's an advantage there for president obama. momentum certainly swinging mitt romney's way in a couple of these states. he has to keep that up particularly in virginia, ohio and florida. jenna: in "the wall street jou
there, though a doifrnt poll from cbs shows obama still leading there. the "wall street journal" poll, mitt romney trails in florida and is down six in ohio. a quinnipiac poll shows him up three points in three other states. cnn's paul steinhauser is at the site in danville, kentucky with an inside look. >> reporter: 14 hours from now behind me on this stage, the only vice presidential debate in the campaign. they've been behind closed doors getting ready for this big showdown. the republican running mate got here to kentucky yesterday. before he arrived, he played a little bit of the expectations game, kind of lowering the bar for himself. >> joe biden has been on this stage many times before. it's my first time. sure it's a nervous situation because joe biden is one of the most experienced debaters we have in modern politics. >> as for vice president joe biden, he gets here later today. how is it going to work? to tell us. frank farencoff. >> it will be similar to the start of the colorado debate except that these two will be seated at a table. the vice president will be on the left
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